Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 65 42
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.59% 2.79% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.13% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 24
Liverpool median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -23.81%
10th Percentile £32,125 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Merseyside median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% - -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 703 960 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.94% 89.14% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 525 618 462
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Liverpool

BDD
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Liverpool.

Salary trend for BDD in Liverpool

BDD
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for BDD.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) TDD
3 16 (80.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (70.00%) NoSQL
5 13 (65.00%) Node.js
5 13 (65.00%) Digital Media
5 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
5 13 (65.00%) RESTful
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (65.00%) WCF
5 13 (65.00%) .NET
5 13 (65.00%) Internet
5 13 (65.00%) C#
5 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (65.00%) Ruby
5 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 13 (65.00%) Blog
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) Open Source
8 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (15.00%) REST
8 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Development
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
1 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 13 (65.00%) Node.js
1 13 (65.00%) RESTful
1 13 (65.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) OAuth
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Blog
1 13 (65.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) API Design
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible